Aninha joins Cerridwen Fallingstar, a modern-day witch and award-winning author, for a special conversation. They get into everything from Cerridwen’s thoughts on being a Shamanic teacher and Wiccan Priestess. Plus, Aninha and Cerridwen share their insights on the importance of finding how we became disconnected from our own spiritual roots. Check out more information about Cerridwen Fallingstar on her website, Cerridwen’s new book, Broth from the Cauldron, is out now.

Sep 17, 2022
A conversation with Cerridwen Fallingstar about being a modern-day witch.

00:00 Introduction
01:20 Cerridwen’s books and the European roots of witchcraft
04:20 Respect and Passing on Tradition
7:10 Honoring traditional practices
8:31 Misogyny and Racism
9:21 Cerridwen’s First Encounter with Racism
11:13 Refining Definitions (Western versus Eurocentric)
12:20 Aging and it’s impact on How we Hold the World (Cerridwen and Aninha’s personal experiences)
17:08 Bringing the Goddess back
17:30 The Philosophy behind Encompassing Conversations
18:49 Intergenerational Activism
19:29 Aninha and Cerridwen as Mirrors to Each Other
20:09 Prejudice Towards Witchcraft
22:42 Fascination of What’s Different
23:31 The Annihilation of European Paganism
24:43 Trauma and Witchcraft
25:52 The Way the Witch was Portrayed
26:22 Those who win Shape the Dialogue
28:00 Witch: Reclaiming the Power of a Word
28:54 Reincarnation
30:35 Past Life Regression
32:31 The Definition of a Witch
33:47 A Reconstructed Tradition
35:09 Shamanism: How Language Evolves
36:25 Commercialization
37:40 Perfectionism
41:28 Can We Hold Complexity?
42:38 The Name Cerridwen
43:30 Inviting the Ancestors
47:30 Waking up to the Atrocities
49:17 Closing the Conversation

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